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ABCFM Daguerreotypes Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RG 324
Scope and Contents: This collection contains daguerreotype images of missionaries who had been appointed for service by The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. The daguerreotype process for creating photographs was used during the 1840s and 1850s. Series III contains two color miniature portraits that date from 1839. This collection was originally held at the Franklin Trask Library of Andover Newton Theological School and was transferred to the Yale Divinity Library in 2017.
Dates: circa 1839-1860

Andover Newton Oxyrhynchus Papyri Collection

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Call Number: RG 305
Overview: The collection consists of sixteen Oxyrhynchus Papyri items. The most notable item (Oxy. P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer.
Dates: circa 1st - 6th century CE

Association for College and University Religious Affairs Records

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Call Number: RG 327
Overview: Administrative records, correspondence, reports, and publications document the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) primarily from its founding in 1959 through the 1980s. ACURA was an organization for college and university staff tasked with caring for the religious affairs of multi-faith student bodies. It merged with the National Association of College and University Chaplains to form the Association for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education (ACSLHE) in...
Dates: 1958-2008

Isaac Backus papers

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Call Number: RG 280
Overview: Personal papers of Backus document his professional work and include diaries, travel journals, autobiographical statements, sermons, published and unpublished writings, and extracts from readings. Collected papers include correspondence and narratives chronicling the Separate Baptist struggle for religious freedom, gathered by Backus.
Dates: 1660-1806

Church Postcard Collection

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Call Number: RG 315
Overview: The collection includes photographic postcards showing church buildings primarily in New England but also elsewhere throughout the United States.
Dates: circa1900-1960

Hyla S. Watters Papers

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Call Number: RG 328
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of medical missionary Hyla Stowell Watters (1893-1987). Watters served at Wuhu General Hospital in Anhui Province, China, and then at the Methodist Mission hospital in Ganta, Liberia, before spending her later years in Tupper Lake, New York. The collection also contains materials gathered by author Elsie Hayes Landstrom for the publication of Hyla Doc, two books based on Hyla’s life.
Dates: 1892-1994

Ingram Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 325
Overview: Extensive correspondence in the Ingram Family Papers provides insight into China in the early twentieth century with descriptions of missionary and medical activities over thirty years, including exile during the Boxer Rebellion, work in convalescent hospitals and famine refugee camps in the wake of World War I, views inside the Forbidden City in the last years of the Qing dynasty, and documentation of the expat culture of Beijing and repatriation amid the chaos of World War II.
Dates: 1887 - 1986

Herluf M. Jensen papers

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Call Number: RG 312
Overview: This collection documents Herluf Jensen's work with ecumenical and student Christian organizations, including the World Student Christian Federation, United Student Christian Council, a variety of Lutheran ministries, the National Council of Churches, and others. His writings focus primarily on the relation between churches and the academy, religion on university campuses, Christian mission and ethics, ecumenicalism, and contemporary political issues such as the civil rights movement and...
Dates: 1943-2002

Keith M. Jones papers

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Call Number: RG 322
Overview: This collection contains sermons and documentation of the life and work of a prominent Congregational minister in Connecticut who was active from 1940 to 1978. Substantial and comprehensive texts of sermons preached primarily in Wethersfield, CT provide an overview of issues and concerns of mainline American churches in the mid 20th century.
Dates: 1896-2007, bulk 1920-2002

Missionary Postcard Collection

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Call Number: RG 101
Overview: The collection includes more than 25,000 missionary postcards. These postcards were produced by mission sending agencies and distributed throughout Europe and America with the intent of promoting support for the missions' work and providing information about non-Western peoples and customs.
Dates: ca. 1920s - 1960s

Yale University Divinity School Memorabilia Collection

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Call Number: RG 53
Overview: This collection represents primarily non-official documentation of life at Yale Divinity School. The official archives of the Yale University Divinity School are housed at Sterling Memorial Library. The Yale University Divinity School was formed as a separate department of the University in 1822. Since 1972 Berkeley Divinity School has been affiliated with Yale University Divinity School. The Institute of Sacred Music, founded at Yale in 1973, is also affiliated with the Divinity School.
Dates: 1701-2020